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Northeast Ohio Public Policy Forums

Northeast Ohio Public Policy Forums

 

These engaging forums are held at various locations throughout the greater Cleveland area and focus on current public policy issues facing Northeast Ohio.

This series is co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Northeast Ohio Media Group plus Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Cleveland Skyline

Wednesday, June 14 | 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Panelists:

  • Derek Bauman, Vice Chairman, All Aboard Ohio
  • Grace Gallucci, Executive Director, NOACA: Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency
  • Hunter Morrison, Senior Fellow, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
  • Akshai Singh, Member, Clevelanders for Public Transit

Moderator: Ginger Christ, Reporter, Plain Dealer

 

This panel will discuss the role transportation plays in creating more equitable communities. It will tackle how to offer affordable public transit and structure infrastructure to meet the needs of residents throughout the region and examine the funding challenges in doing so.

 

Co-sponsored by the Urban Community School, Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com, plus Lakewood, Heights and Cuyahoga County Library Systemsand corporate sponsor, First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Urban Community School (4909 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland OH 44102) | Free (advanced registration recommended) | REGISTER >

Tuesday, August 29 | 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Panelists: TBD

Moderator: Leila Atassi with Cleveland.com

 

This lecture will discuss the election for Mayor and the future of Cleveland.

 

Co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Northeast Ohio Media Group plus Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom, CWRU Campus | Free (advanced registration recommended) | REGISTER >

Tuesday, September 19 | 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Panelists: TBD

Moderator: Jeremy Pelzer, Cleveland.com

 

This panel will examine the Ohio drug price relief act ballot issue.

 

Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland, Advance Ohio, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Lakewood Public Library, Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library, Solon Community Center, and corporate sponsor, First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Cuyahoga County Public Library-Bay Village | Free (advanced registration recommended) | REGISTER >

 

Tuesday, October 17 | 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Panelists: TBD

Moderator: Tom Beres, WKYC-TV emeritus

 

Home Rule for NE Ohio Communities. Should it be stronger or weaker?

 

Co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Northeast Ohio Media Group plus Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Location TBD | Free (advanced registration recommended) | REGISTER >

 

Thursday, November 16 | 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Panelists:  TBD

Moderator: Andrew Tobias, Cleveland.com


A look at the political crystal ball for 2018

 

Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland, Advance Ohio, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Lakewood Public Library, Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library, Solon Community Center, and corporate sponsor, First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

 

Cuyahoga County Public Library | Free (advanced registration recommended) | REGISTER >

 

 

 

Video of Previous Forums:

3/21/17 | Public Policy Forum, "The Impact of State Budget Cuts on Northeast Ohio Communities" |  Watch >

1/31/17 | Public Policy Forum, "The Proposed Merger of Cleveland and East Cleveland. How could this happen? Should it?" |  Watch >

11/17/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Sports Stadium Financing in Cleveland" |  Watch >

11/15/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Relationship Between Cleveland Police and the Community" |  Watch >

10/13/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Marijuana Legalization in Ohio" |  Watch >

9/15/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Water Quality of Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River" |  Watch >

8/25/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Redistricting and Voting Rights in Ohio" |  Watch >

5/17/16 | Public Policy Forum, "2016 Republican National Convention: What's it mean to Cleveland?" | Watch >

5/16/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Cleveland's Radio Superstars" | Watch >

2/9/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Cuyahoga County Waterfronts and Neighborhood Development" | Watch >

1/19/16 | Public Policy Forum, "Your Money, Your Healthcare: Accessing Quality Treatment at a Time of Rapid Change" | Watch >

10/7/15 | Public Policy Forum, "Housing Crisis in Northeast Ohio--Where Are We in 2015?" | Watch >

8/19/15 | Public Policy Forum, "How to Become an Education Activist in Northeast Ohio" | Watch >

7/29/15 | Public Policy Forum, "Land Use in Cuyahoga County" | Watch >

6/17/15 | Public Policy Forum, "Regional Cooperation or How to Get 59 Civic Entities to Play Together" | Watch >